The pensions relief taper is the most stupid, the most complicated, and the worst thought out personal finance policy ever, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And that is saying something.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
If you can to up your pension before tomorrow’s Budget, do it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The complexity of the comically stupid policy on pensions tax relief means people have given up trying to understand it – and are paying a pile more tax as a result.
The Sage of Omaha thinks the world is looking pretty rosy for investors at the moment. Merryn Somerset Webb isn’t so sure.
Russian stocks are very cheap and under-owned, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Plus, her thoughts on Japan, fund fees and gold, and cashing in your defined-benefits pensions.
While defined-benefit pensions are the envy of those who don’t have them, ever more people are electing to give them up, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to veteran fund manager Paul Mumford about the secret of his successful career and the stocks he’s buying now.
The secret to a long and happy marriage is to get it all out in the open, says Merryn Somerset Webb – starting with your finances.
The trick to successful investing is pretty simple – just buy the stuff that makes money. Paul Mumford tells Merryn Somerset Webb how he does it.
Having near-exhausted the extra yield from big firms, the taxman is going after individuals, says Merryn Somerset Web. Here’s what you can do about it.